Senior Highway Engineer


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

11 Aug 2024

Job description

Contract Terms

Contract Type: Full -Time, Permanent

Salary: PO4 £46,041 – £49,083 per annum

Closing Date: Rolling Advert

About Haringey

Haringey is a fantastic place to live and work – the world in one borough. A place brimming with creativity, personality, radicalism, and community. It is a place where we stand up for each other. A place that is proudly distinctive. We’ll be celebrating all this and more as the “rebel borough” when we are the 2027 London Borough of Culture.

Our history champions change-makers and everyday rebels; revelling in our differences, battling discrimination, championing equality, and doing things our own way. Haringey’s people are a huge asset, with knowledge, expertise, and passion. Our staff members embody our organisational values: Caring, Creative, Courageous, Collaborative and Community-focused. These values keep us looking forward, ambitious for the future, and continuously striving to do our very best for all of our residents.

About the role

We are recruiting two Senior Highway Engineers who will work on major and minor planned and responsive maintenance on footways, drainage and carriageways that will be funded from Council resources , regeneration schemes and other opportunities from new developments. 

Within the Highways Service we have several new permanent positions that will help us to continue to keep the highways network safe while supporting the economic growth of the borough. These posts will contribute to the service by allowing us to effectively maintain and improve our highways assets including drainage, footways, carriageways, street furniture and structures. All these posts will sit within the Highways and Maintenance Group which includes Maintenance and Improvements Teams.

If you would like to discuss this role, please email Thomas Henry, Group Engineer Highways and Maintenance at

About you

You will have a clear understanding of the principal responsibilities and the key issues facing the public sector in respect of highways maintenance. You will possess a working knowledge and understanding of highways, traffic, transport related legislation, statutory duties and working practice. An understanding of the current planning, sustainability and economic agendas which are influencing highway and transport policy, schemes and implementation will be required for these roles.

Working for Haringey

At Haringey Council we are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce so welcome applications from all ethnicities and communities so that we continue to make a difference to our residents and community. 

Our benefits package includes a leave entitlement up to 31 days + bank holidays, potential hybrid working opportunities, health and wellbeing support, a generous local government pension scheme and a range of discount schemes across leisure and culture that provide both financial and money-saving discounts.


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